CEASCW Awarded Multiple New Program Contracts

Elderly ManWe’re pleased to announce significant new research funding awards for The Center for Excellence in Aging Services & Community Wellness (CEASCW) The Center impacts the lives of vulnerable elders locally, nationally and internationally. The most recent grant awards support the Center in targeting transformation of long-term services and support for older adults with disabilities, dementia, diabetes, and other chronic disease conditions, as well as funding international collaboration on the aging of people with intellectual disabilities.

CEASCW has received the following grants to support its collaboration with the New York State Office for the Aging on federal and statewide initiatives targeting transformation of long-term services and supports:

  • New York State Office for the Aging/Administration on Community Living. Accelerating Integrated, Evidence-Based, and Sustainable Service Systems for Older Adults, Individuals with Disabilities and Family Caregivers.
     
  • New York State Office for the Aging/Administration on Community Living. Creating Dementia Capable, Sustainable Service Systems For Persons With Dementia And Their Family Caregivers.

Through its Quality and Technical Assistance Center (QTAC), CEASCW has also received the following grants to support its health promotion and disease prevention efforts with the New York State Department of Health:

  • NYS Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. To develop capacity in New York state to deliver an evidence-based Diabetes Prevention Program.
     
  • NYS Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Statewide delivery of Chronic Disease Self-management Program and the Walk with Ease evidence-based intervention.
     
  • NYS Department of Health/Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Improving Health and Quality of Life among New Yorkers with Disabilities through health promotion, access-to-care and preparedness.

Philip McCallion is also involved in funded international research collaborations for the aging of people with intellectual disabilities, including:

  • Health Research Board of Ireland. Wave Two: Intellectual Disability Supplement to The Irish Longitudinal Study of Ageing (IDS-TILDA).
     
  • Health Research Board of Ireland/ All-Ireland Institute on Hospice & Palliative Care. Structured Research Network on Hospice and Palliative Care: Determinants of access and lack of access to palliative care for persons with intellectual disability and terminal illness.
     
  • Dunhill Medical Trust. Planning for the future: An exploration of the needs of older family caregivers of older people with learning disabilities living at home in Northern Ireland.